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Old projection tv NEC PJ-60PI circa 1972


I have a very old tv and the picture has suddenly dulled. When I turn it on, the picture flicks bright as normal but then when the switch is released (it seems) the whole image fadesand becomes unfocused.

I've tried so many places including Nec themselves but am getting nowhere. Any info whatsoever would be great.

It's an 1972, yes 1972 NEC PJ-60PI fold out projection television which reflects the three tubes onto a mirror then reflects onto a curved screen.



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  • davee10000 Jun 08, 2008

    yeah, yeah so the last bit doesn't really make sense but I'm sure you can work out what I mean...

    Three coloured lights (tubes?) reflected from a mirror which folds away when the tv is not being used.

    yes it's 1972. There's a suppliers emblem which looks authentic, although the suppliers are no longer.

  • davee10000 Jun 09, 2008

    I'm in Peterborough, England and there is no one locally who will even look at it for less than £100...



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You will want to find a local servicer for an honest tech to come out and check for bad connections on boards. It will be hard to find someone for a 1972 unit and parts even harder. If you are near Cleveland, I can help

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  • Craig Siplin Jun 08, 2008

    I know the fold out type units. Worked on a lot of mitsubishis and sonys that used the design. It may be fixable, but you will need an experienced tech to solve your problem



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